|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject introduces students to the aesthetics and practice of print production. It outlines the principles of page proportion, the visual characteristics of readable type and the interrelationship of images and text. The subject also surveys the history of typography and the impact of digital technologies on type design. Students will gain practical experience of creating finished documents in a desktop publishing environment. On successfully completing this subject, students will have gained a working knowledge of desktop publishing processes, an ability to appraise the visual qualities of printed works, and an understanding of the respective responsibilities of editors and designers in print production.
|Assessment:||A suite of promotional materials totalling 1000 words 20% (due early in semester), in-class proofreading test of 1 hour totalling 1000 words 20% (completed mid-semester), portfolio of print materials totalling 3000 words 60% (prepared throughout the semester and submitted at the end of the semester).|
|Recommended Texts:|| |
To be advised
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
This subject is only available to students enrolled in the Publishing and Communication Program and Media and Communications MA Programs.
Master of Arts (Global Journalism) |
Master of Arts (Global Media Communication)
Master of Arts (Science, Communication and Society)
Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing
Master of Global Media Communication
Master of Publishing and Communications
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (Editing and Communications)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Editing and Communications)
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